Hailing from Calgary, this quartet’s name perhaps conjures up the idea of a rootsy bluegrass band with a lot of acoustic string instruments. But they actually lean more toward rockabilly, and they apparently have a weakness for “woman done me wrong” style love/break-up songs — at least, if this 2014 profile in the now defunct Calgary alt-weekly Vue¬†is to be believed.

On Friday Feb. 5 the Hi-Strung Downers are in town to play a show at the Lancaster Taphouse in southwest Regina. To give you a sense of what to expect, here’s crowd shot video from October of the band playing a song called “Going Down to the Courthouse”